J.D. Cannon

J.D. Cannon

Age
83 (passed away May. 20th, 2005)
Birthday
Apr. 24th, 1922
Born in
Salmon, Idaho
Height

J.D. Cannon's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Alias Smith and Jones TV Show
Alias Smith and Jones
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries TV Show
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries
McCloud TV Show
McCloud
The Defenders (1961) TV Show
The Defenders (1961)
Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre TV Show
Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre
The Nurses TV Show
The Nurses
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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BIOGRAPHY:

John Donovan Cannon, known as J. D. Cannon, was an American actor, known for McCloud, Remington Steele, Call to Glory and Alias Smith and Jones.



TRIVIA:
  • Best known as 'Dennis Weaver (I)' (qv) s NYPD chief on the _"McCloud" (1970)_ (qv) series in the 1970s.
  • Graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts
  • Retired in 1991 following an appearance on _"Law & Order" (1990)_ (qv).
  • Served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
  • Died only one day before 'Stephen Elliott (I)' (qv) who he appeared with in the _"Law & Order" (1990)_ (qv) episode "The Secret Sharers".
  • Wore a toupee in most of his later roles. The exception was an episode of Remington Steele (TV series 1982-86) from "McCloud" producer Michael Gleason. Here Cannon played a TV news anchor who only wore his toupee while broadcasting. The rest of the time, he gloried in his dome. The toupee showed up when it shouldn't have, solving the case.
  • Idaho-born character actor known for his gruff, bossy roles especially on 70s TV.


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